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Colombia is a unique country with a diverse array of natural attractions such as waterfalls, beaches and forests. I spent just under a month here exploring some beautiful spots.

LA PIEDRA DEL PENOL: THE BIG ROCK OF GUATAPE ROCK, COLOMBIA

650 stairs lead you through a narrow crack up the steep slope of the impressive La Piedra Del Penol, or ‘The Big Guatape Rock’. At the top of the Guatape rock, the view is quite simply breathtaking and has to be one of the most amazing lookouts in all of Colombia. At 2,135 meters above …

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CASA ELEMENTO HOSTEL & THE GIANT HAMMOCKS IN MINCA

Minca is an awesome little mountain region near Santa Marta in Colombia. It’s like the Ubud of Colombia with cute little cafes, hostels, and eco-villages, and huts spread throughout the luscious jungles of the Minca mountains. One of the most epic places to stay in Minca is Casa Elemento. Like many places in Minca, it has …

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SAN BLAS ISLANDS TOUR – COLOMBIA TO PANAMA BY BOAT

This is your Ultimate Guide to a San Blas Islands tour by San Blas Adventures: The best way to get from Colombia to Panama and see the amazing San Blas archipelago! The journey from Colombia to Panama is not a straightforward transit. The dangerous Darien Gap Jungle makes it impossible to pass through overland on …

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THE WEEKLY #102: GUATAPE AND THE ‘BIG ROCK’ OF EL PENON

Guatape was the base for the main days of this week’s adventure. An hour and a half bus ride from Medellin had us into the mountainous land of Guatape, a truly astonishing place that looked more like Europe than Colombia. Like many tourists before us, we had come to see the big rock, La Piedra …

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THE WEEKLY #101: SEVEN DAYS IN MEDELLIN

With our first week of travel in Colombia under our belts, Josh and I left Santa Marta and headed towards the heart of Colombia, Medellin. We checked straight into Selina Medellin Hostel with thanks to Hostelworld. So far my Spanish was slowly coming back to me from my college days, but the daily struggle to …

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